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Becker CPA Review, PassMaster Questions
Lecture: Regulation 3 In the current year, Brown, a C corporation, has gross income (before dividends) of $900,000 and
deductions of $1,100,000 (excluding the dividends received deduction). Brown received dividends of
$100,000 from a Fortune 500 corporation during the current year. What is Brown's net operating loss?
RULES: Explanation A net operating loss (NOL) for corporations is the excess of deductions over gross income; however, the
dividends received deduction is allowed to be deducted before calculating the NOL.
The dividends received deduction (DRD) for entities that are controlled 0% to <20% (which is how a
Fortune 500 corporation would be controlled) is the LESSER of 70% of dividends received or 70% of
taxable income computed without regard to the DRD, and NOL deduction, or any capital loss carryback
(but this does not apply in the case when deducting the full DRD results in an NOL).
Choice "c" is correct. Applying the rules...
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